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The location of Rainbow Fountain Park









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rainbow Fountain Park.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rainbow Fountain Park ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is McCook. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the east of Rainbow Fountain Park. McCook has a population of 7,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Goodland (KS). It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the south of Rainbow Fountain Park and has a population of 4,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rainbow Fountain Park and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Eckley (CO)   [Map]   259   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Wray (CO)   [Map]   2,367   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Atwood (KS)   [Map]   1,194   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bird City (KS)   [Map]   439   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brewster (KS)   [Map]   291   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
McDonald (KS)   [Map]   155   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Saint Francis (KS)   [Map]   1,304   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Benkelman   [Map]   840   N   Less than 2 miles
Culbertson   [Map]   577   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hayes Center   [Map]   196   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Imperial   [Map]   2,062   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Palisade   [Map]   340   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Stratton   [Map]   333   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Trenton   [Map]   550   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Wauneta   [Map]   574   N   26 miles [41.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Laird (CO)   [Map]   ---   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Vernon (CO)   [Map]   ---   W   41 miles [66 km]
Beardsley (KS)   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Herndon (KS)   [Map]   126   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ludell (KS)   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Wheeler (KS)   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Beverly   [Map]   ---   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Champion   [Map]   ---   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Crete   [Map]   ---   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Enders   [Map]   ---   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Haigler   [Map]   147   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hamlet   [Map]   53   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Max   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ough   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Parks   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Rainbow Fountain Park, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rainbow Fountain Park.

Dundy County ...

Rainbow Fountain Park is located in Dundy County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Dundy County: Yuma (CO), Cheyenne (KS), Rawlins (KS), Chase, Hayes & Hitchcock.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rainbow Fountain Park ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Rainbow Fountain Park.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rainbow Fountain Park. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rainbow Fountain Park. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Nebraska

    Nebraska Tourism
    Parks for Nebraska

    Fishing in Nebraska
    Hunting in Nebraska


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Nebraska

Airports Near Rainbow Fountain Park ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rainbow Fountain Park.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
St. Francis Muni.   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Cheyenne County Muni.  (ICAO: KSYF)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Trenton Muni. (ICAO: K9V2)   [Map]   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Atwood - Rawlins Co. Airport (ICAO: KADT)   [Map]   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Imperial Muni. (ICAO: KIML)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wray Muni.  (FAA ID: 2V5)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Rainbow Fountain Park.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rainbow Fountain Park. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Denver Intl.  (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]   W   166 miles [267.2 km]
City of Colorado Springs Muni.  (COS/KCOS)   [Map]   WSW   189 miles [304.2 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SE   275 miles [442.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
McCook Rgnl.  (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]   ENE   50 miles [80.5 km]
North Platte Rgnl.  (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]   NNE   86 miles [138.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
St. Francis Muni.   [Map]   SSW   23 miles [37 km]
Cheyenne County Muni.  (ICAO: KSYF)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Trenton Muni. (ICAO: K9V2)   [Map]   ENE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Atwood - Rawlins Co. Airport (ICAO: KADT)   [Map]   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Imperial Muni. (ICAO: KIML)   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Wray Muni.  (FAA ID: 2V5)   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Denver Intl.   (DEN/KDEN)   [Map]
  Website for Denver International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
City of Colorado Springs Muni.   (COS/KCOS)   [Map]
  Website for City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Goodland Muni.   (GLD/KGLD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shalz Fld.   (ICAO: KCBK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Oberlin Muni.   (ICAO: KOIN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McCook Rgnl.   (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]
  Website for McCook Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Platte Rgnl.   (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]
  Website for North Platte Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cheyenne County Muni.   (ICAO: KSYF)   [Map]
  Website for Cheyenne County Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Trenton Muni.   (ICAO: K9V2)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Atwood - Rawlins Co. Airport   (ICAO: KADT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Imperial Muni.   (ICAO: KIML)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rainbow Fountain Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rainbow Fountain Park.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rainbow Fountain Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rainbow Fountain Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0492, Longitude: -101.5329     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rainbow Fountain Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rainbow Fountain Park), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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